This is the question I asked on the internet forum RVbasics which produced many realy helpful suggestions which helped us get our basic itinerary planned which we did with an amazing free program called “Tyre” which uses Google Maps to plan and optimise the itinerary then outputs it in a form which can be used … More Two Brits Touring America
Well this is my first post, although you will see some appearing before it as I catch up on some of the historical stuff. That’s us up at the top. We have been wanting to do this trip for many years but now the planning is done the booking is made and we are not … More Let’s Get Started
The Blog is up and more-or-less as I want it and I am working on the website http://www.OldAgeTravellers.co.uk which also has a feed from this Blog. I am rather impressed with the over-all Google experience and integration. Things have really moved on from when I was last designing websites which was about 20 years ago!! … More Things are moving on
Well as you can see I have added a couple of pages, one with our basic itinerary and list of planned places to visit, with a comments box for any suggestions you might have of places we should visit near our route which we may have missed. I have also added on the third page … More Not long now!
Here we are the house sitters have arrived and we are about to leave. A month in the UK visiting friends and family then Heathrow to San Francisco.
We have had a month in the UK, visited all the family & friends and have done all the business we needed to do French & English tax returns etc. Very necessary so as not to get fined by the various “Tax Men” while we are away. We have checked in online and reserved our … More On our way tomorrow…..
Two days in hopefully we will find an internet tomorrow to send this. Cheryl & Kerry dropped us off at Heathrow on their way to work on Monday morning. The flight was comfortable and not too arduous and landed at San Francisco airport a bit early. Homeland security were exceedingly polite and respectful, not the … More Wednesday 11 May 2011
Sorry folks six days since our last post. We made an early start on Thursday and back tracked to avoid the road block right back to Salinas which we had driven through the day before and the views going north on Highway 1 were even better than going south then down the H101 which runs … More Tuesday 17th May 2011
In the Morning we moved round to Star Bucks to send our emails and have breakfast while we waited for the rush hour on the freeway to subside. We had experienced the traffic yesterday going round Los Angeles, the camper is so out of balance because of the long overhang behind the rear wheels that … More Wednesday 18th May 2011
After leaving cathedral City we took the side roads rather than the interstate which was lovely mandering through the fields then arrived at Joshua National Park about 11:30. The Ranger at the Visitor Centre was great talking us through the sights in the park. They couldn’t take our credit card to pay for the anual … More Thursday 19th May 2011